BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 winners include this song about Donald Trump

The winners of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 include Ye Vagabonds, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita.

THE HOBBLEDEHOY’S favorite Scot, Karine Polwart – won for her beautiful song about Donald Trump’s ancestry and Earth wisdom – “I Burn But I Am Not Consumed” (LISTEN!)

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Karine Polwart, Folk Singer of the Year


Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart won one of the top prizes at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Polwart was named Folk Singer of the Year at the ceremony in Belfast, which was presented by Radio 2 Folk Show host Mark Radcliffe and Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis.

Other winners included the Armagh Pipers Club, who were given The Good Tradition Award to recognise their contribution to the preservation, dissemination and progression of traditional music over more than 50 years and Lankum, who won best group.



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